September 29, 2015
The Florida Department of State has launched an online voter education campaign designed to communicate the importance of participating in the electoral process and help voters prepare for the 2016 elections, which begin with the March 15 presidential primaries.
is a central online location providing voting information and resources for Floridians. The website will be updated throughout the 2016 election cycle and is also available in Spanish.
Similar to calls by our Florida bishops each election year to register and vote, Secretary of State Ken Detzner said in a
, "Voting is an opportunity for every voice to be heard and I encourage all eligible Floridians to Get Ready. Get Set. Vote!"
It's never too early to think about voter registration! Voters have many ways to register or update their voter registration information.
Get information on how to request an absentee ballot, locate early voting sites, find your polling place, or contact your local Supervisor of Elections.
Floridians have several options to exercise their right to vote - by absentee, early voting, or at the polls on Election Day.
As of August 31, of the 12 million registered voters in Florida, 4.17 million were Republican, 4.57 million were Democrats, 352,000 were affiliated with minor parties, and 2.9 million had no party affiliation (
Source: Florida Division of Elections